The term “custody” is no longer used in the Illinois Marriage and Dissolution of Marriage Act. This change to Illinois law was made in 2016. Instead of using the word “custody”, the term “parental responsibility” is used instead. For more explanation on these updates to Illinois family law, or if you seek guidance throughout your family law case, contact Midwest Legal Care. As advocates for our clients, we offer knowledgeable guidance, often resulting in ideal case resolutions.